Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social Justice and Equal Rights Latin America Race and Ethnicity Women and Gender Indigenous/Ethnohistory

Thomas P. Rausch, S.J.

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christology Ecclesiology Ecumenism Systematic Theology

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Matthew Manion

Faculty Director of the Center for Church Management; Professor of Practice in Management & Operations | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Matthew Manion provides world-class leadership training and consulting to the Catholic Church.

Business Management & Leadership Ethics Catholic Social Teaching Church Management

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, Associate Director of Graduate Studies · Baylor University

Dr. Beckwith is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the areas of philosophy, ethics & church-state issues

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Bryan Crable, PhD

Professor; Founding Director, Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Bryan Crable, PhD is a Professor with expertise in rhetoric and politics, contemporary issues of race in America, and social justice.

Rhetoric and Politics Race and Identity Philosophy of Communication and Language Social Change Whiteness

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

Kathleen Grimes, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kathleen Grimes, PhD, is an expert on Christian ethics and their bearing on racism, white supremacy, sex, gender, and the environment.

Theology Religion Environmental Ethics Sexual Ethics Racism, White Supremacy and the Catholic Church

Brett T. Wilmot, PhD

Associate Director, Ethics Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett T. Wilmot, PhD, is an expert in religion and politics, philosophical ethics, and theological ethics.

Ethics Religion and Politics Theological Ethics Philosophical Ethics

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Systematic Theology Latino Theology Theological Aesthetics

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada